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Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat

Essence

The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat

Item #: 2289529 Size: 0.27 oz

Better together! Apply Essence's The Gel Polish Base Coat, a color gel coat, and then finish with The Gel Nail Polish Top Coat to protect, seal, and provide long-lasting, impeccable shine. Not tested on animals. No DBP, toluene, or formaldehyde.
Step 1: Apply the gel nail polish base coat and let dry. Step 2: Apply 2 coats of the gel nail polish and let dry. Step 3: Apply the gel nail polish top coat and let dry.
Ethyl Acetate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Butyl Acetate, Cellulose Acetate Butyrate, Acrylates Copolymer, Trimethyl Pentanyl Diisobutyrate, Triphenyl Phosphate, Polyester / Polyamide Resin, Alcohol Denat., Shellac, Dimethicone, Benzophenone-1, CI 60725 (Violet 2).

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EssenceThe Gel Nail Polish Base Coat
 
4.4

(based on 40 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (22)
  • Long lasting (22)
  • Dries quickly (19)
  • Goes on smoothly (18)
  • Gentle (11)

Cons

  • Chips easily (3)

Best Uses

  • Weekly (15)
  • Special occasions (8)
  • Base coat (7)
  • Daily use (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (17), Trendy style (10), Manicure/pedicure addict (8), Dramatic (5), Budget shopper (4)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (4)

Reviewed by 40 customers

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4.0

Good for the price

By Amber

from Albuquerque, NM

About Me Dramatic

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dries Quickly
  • Easy To Use
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Weekly

    Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

    For the price, this is a really nice base pay. It lasts at least a week, which is fine since I do my nails every week anyway.

     
    4.0

    Pretty surprised

    By Kira Fo

    from Kansas City, MO

    About Me Classic

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dries Quickly
    • Easy To Use
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

      I was surprised by how much I like this. Usually i'm not one who cares for base coats - it seems like a waste of money and time to me, just to make it easier for me to peel the polish off. But it sticks very well, and it was only peely against my cuticles.

       
      4.0

      I would buy again

      By Cupcake

      from Hixson, Tn

      About Me Classic

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dries Quickly
      • Easy To Use
      • Goes On Smoothly

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Weekly

        Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

        I liked it

         
        4.0

        I lioke the product

        By s.k.

        from Forest Hills, NY

        About Me Classic

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Gentle
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Special Occasions
          • Weekly

          Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

          All vacation it was looking good

           
          5.0

          Looks Professional

          By Babz

          from Laredo, TX

          About Me Classic

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dries Quickly
          • Easy To Use
          • Gentle
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Special Occasions
            • Weekly

            Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

            I never do my own nails bc I can't make them look professionally done and I don't go to the salon bc I can't justify spending that much money on a manicure. I bought the base, color, and top coat from this brand and I am shocked. The quality is amazing and it does look like a professional gel manicure. I will be stocking up on all the colors and will even be trying the plumper. Try it! Can't beat the price either!!! Bought them on buy two get one free.

             
            5.0

            Best basecoat ever

            By jenn

            from troy nh

            Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

            I got sick and tired of spending money on expensive base coats and not getting the results that I wanted this allows me to keep some money in my pocket and get the results that I want easy to apply dries fairly quickly and for the price you cannot go wrong

             
            5.0

            Best Inexpensive Nail Product!

            By Christina

            from California

            About Me Classic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict, Trendy

            Pros

            • Dries Quickly
            • Easy To Use
            • Gentle
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Long Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Weekly

              Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

              This base coat along with the top coat is the real deal!!! It really makes my manicures last. I've used many base/top coats and nothing compares to this specific brand. Other brands that I have used in the past (Some Expensive), only last about 3 days maybe even 4 if I was lucky, then they started to chip. Since using this product, my manicures now last a full week without chipping. I think the key is using good colored polish like OPI or Essie with it. I would highly recommend anyone who is into doing there own names to go out and get this product. It's not only budget friendly, but a GREAT nail product to have.

               
              5.0

              This is legit!!

              By Chris

              from Clovis, CA

              About Me Classic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict, Trendy

              Pros

              • Dries Quickly
              • Easy To Use
              • Gentle
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Long Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Weekly

                Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

                This base coat along with the top coat is seriously legit. It is by far the best inexpensive product I've used. I've used many products and this one tops them all. My manicures last a full week. Usually with other products they would only last about 3 maybe 4 days if I was lucky. I highly recommend this product ladies.

                 
                5.0

                Love it!!!

                By Adams

                from NC

                About Me Classic

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dries Quickly
                • Easy To Use
                • Gentle
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Weekly

                  Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

                  Awesome

                   
                  4.0

                  Would buy again

                  By Dimples

                  from Lithonia, Ga

                  About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict, Trendy

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Dries Quickly
                  • Long Lasting

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

                    Applied at salon.

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